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Recovery in Exchange 2010
You will need to run commands in the Exchange Management Shell as many tasks
have been removed from the Exchange management GUI interface. Let's get started.
To recover Exchange data using DPM follow these steps:
Go to your Exchange server and open Exchange Management Shell . Click
on Start , click on All Programs , Expand Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 ,
Launch the Exchange Management Shell by clicking on it:
Using Exchange PowerShell, create a recovery database on your Exchange
server. Use the following command:
New-MailboxDatabase -Recovery -Name NAMEOFYOURRDB -Server
NOTE : You can remove your RDB from Exchange in case you made
a mistake when creating it such as forgetting to set it as a recovery
database. Here is the syntax for removing a mailbox database from
The recovery database defaults to a Dismounted status and will need to
Here is the syntax to mount the database:
Mount-Database -Identity "NAMEOFYOURRDB"
Set the overwrite lag to allow this recovery database to be overwritten. Here
is the syntax for this:
set-mailboxdatabase -Identity "NAMEOFYOURRDB" -AllowFileRestore 1
NOTE : The overwrite lag will need to be set every
time you want to recover from DPM to this RDB.